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ni·tro·glyc·er·in

or  ni*tro*glyc*er*ine  n :  a heavy oily explosive poisonous liquid C3H5N3O9 used chiefly in making dynamites and in medicine as a vasodilator (as in angina pectoris) - called also trinitrin , trinitroglycerin  - see NITRO-DUR NITROSTAT  .
 
 

 
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